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across the country back president obama, 48% mitt romney. the race is tied when you consider the margin is plus or minus three percentage point. stay with abc7 morning news. coming up katie marzullo will have more on what president obama and mitt romney have planned for today. plus how the new jobs report released this morning could impact the race. >>> the coffee executive who campaigned against partisan gridlock in washington is making an endorsement. the starbucks ceo announced he will vote for president obama this coming tuesday. last year the ceo urged his fellow business leaders to withhold campaign contributions to both parties until congress and the white house reach a deal to bring down the nation's deficit. he says the president deserves a second time. >>> affects of superstorm sandy continue. new video from new york city this morning, shows the continuing long line of cars waiting to fuel up. gas shortages continue to be found across the east coast, 60% of gas stations in new jersey are closed because they've run out of gas. 70% of stations are closed on long island. the shor
nine days away. fine out what president obama and mitt romney are doing as they start their final push. also, the latest on the nanny accused of killing two children in new york. where she sought help right before the murder. >> strong winds, flooding rains and powerful storm surge. sandy is really starting >> more details this morning about that nanny accused of killing two children in new york city. she has no criminal history but did recently seek psychiatric help. the children's mother found the two children stabbed in the bathtub on thursday. they died on the way to the hospital. the nanny had also stabbed herself several times. she is still alive, but investigators can't question her yet because of wounds to her neck. >> a super storm is poised to strike the mid-atlantic with strong winds, pounding rain and even snow. right now sandy is a tropical storm, bearing down on the carolinas with predictions of gale force winds and massive flooding and power outages over the mid-atlantic coast starting later today. mandatory evacuations have been ordered in some areas as millions of peop
. president obama is gathering his top aids this morning for a briefing on recovery efforts in the wake of hurricane sandy. they will hold a conference call with state and local lead speakers visit storm damaged areas throughout the region to get a review of the response and make sure resources are being provided. the grim news, the bodies of 102 people have been sound so far, many of them found by national guard drops going door to door on staten island. gas rationing starts today in the face of fuel short answer. people with license plates ending in odd numbers or letters can fell up on odd days. those with even-numbered plates fill up on even days to help homeland security chief she signed a waiver to allow foreign bound ships to deliver gas to ports. they are easing restrictions on what kind of gas can be burned. northern california are sending types to help the east coast recover from the storms. a second pg&e team is on the way to help restore power and coast guard teams have been sent to the region. they will mostly help with the removal of hazardous waste. >>> under the pressure
from president obama's campaign. an ad raising eyebrows for prevomitive phrasing >> >> the first time you shouldn't do it with anybody. you want to do it with a great guy. >> it should be with a guy with beautiful, someone who really cares about and understands women. >> a guy who cares -- >> actually, they are talking about voting for the first time. while some applaud it for clever word play, critics are calling it tasteless and inappropriate. >>> republican nominee mitt romney is scheduled to campaign in florida today. last night he campaigned in ohio and he was talking about the economy. >> these have been tough times for the middle class in america. income is not going up and at the same time gasoline has gone up by $2,000 a family. health insurance premiums are up, as i said, by $2,500. food costs up. these are tough times for middle income americans. and his answer is forward. it feels more like backward to a lot of american families. i'll tell you that. >> earlier in iowa in what was billed as a major economic speech, romney said president obama has made things worse and his p
more than 5500 people have lost power -- president obama has sign add emergency declaration for the state of the new jersey this is kill devil hills, lots of rain, offshore ship in distress the crew has abandoned it. the coast guard has rescued 14 of the 16 onboard two are missing the coast guard is searching for them now. in banner elk, north carolina it is snowing. all of this weather and it is only the beginning of the superstorm. >> it is a tough storm to get people to pay attention because it is four tidals, one last night, today, tonight the most serious concern and another tomorrow. >> i got a cave-in of concrete under this house soon to have more because it is cracked, two more tides before the eye passes this area. >> reporter: take a look at this amateur video onboard a disney crews ship friday the man behind the camera said the ship tilted so far right that furniture moved across his room. in new york, schools closed, subways shutdown, stock market closed, evacuation orders in effect, 9,000 flights are cancelled. katie marzullo, abc7 news. >>> also having a conseq
deaths span seven states. live aerials right now president obama has declared a disaster area for new york and new jersey this is howard county, maryland. sandy unleashed heavy rains and high winds this morning the county dealing with major flooding and dozens of collapsed roofs, you see all that water there. there is also new information within the last hour on the fire burning in queens. between 80 and 100 homes destroyed those numbers up from 50, almost 200 firefighters putting out pockets of fire there the director of tehema gave a briefing this morning telling people who -- who did not evacuate to stay put. >> this is not over we still have more weather to deal with, hopefully, people will be able to stay safe until we can get to the other side of this storm. >> reporter: this is hack ken sack, new jersey teams have -- this is hackensack, new jersey teams have been using boats to rescue people, rescued 30 in that area so far, we've been following the situation in moonachie, new jersey where hundreds are being evacuated after surge overflowed a berm in that town. for people who ar
this is air force one that you are looking at, joint base andrews where president obama will be boarding that plane to get back on the campaign trail hitting nevada, wisconsin and colorado. this after he took time off the trail yesterday in order to assess damage from hurricane sandy. yesterday he toured a really hard hit state of new jersey, met with the governor there he promised that he will not forg(niqs the people and try to help them for a speedy return to normalcy. >> a truce of sorts between the obama and romney campaigns during sandy's fury. now back to the last run until tuesday's election. >> traffic and weather together, next. >>> you are looking at downtown san francisco where some of the buildings are still rimmed with orange from the giants. [ unintelligible ] we have rain out there tapering off. [ unintelligible ] >>> also the giants victory celebration that came to a halt kind of. manager bruce bochy's convertible. you see people helping. more on this coming up. >>> welcome back. low clouds over san francisco this morning. east bay valleys around crow canyon to the west
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